The Witcher Series

Discussion in 'TMB Book Club' started by RonBurgundy, Sep 16, 2019.

  1. RonBurgundy

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    Saw a thread in the video game forum and TV forum, but not here.

    Starting book 1 tomorrow while I fly for work. Read good reviews about the series and already know a lot about the characters from the games.

    Anyone else read these books?
     
  2. Irush

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    Read the first four

    Very different from the games, but fun, quick reads that I would recommend to any fantasy fan
     
  3. Doc Louis

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    Started reading the series with Introducing the Witcher. Decent collection of short stories so far.
     
  4. RonBurgundy

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    Halfway through Baptism of Fire, not going to finish the series before I start watching the show tonight :/
     
  5. ButchCassidy

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    How many books are in the series? Amazon has a 3 pack for sale.
     
  6. Doc Louis

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    There's two collections of short stories that make up most of the Netflix show's content, and then 5 novels.
     
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  7. RonBurgundy

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    7 total.
     
  8. Truman

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    I’ve read the first two books of shorten stories and watched the series. Looking forward to jumping into the saga
     
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  9. RegimentML

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    Ordered the first short story collection. Have watched the first seven episodes of the show and should finish tonight. I liked it well enough to be interested in the books. I’m not much of a gamer so the show is all I really know about the world. Looking forward to getting started once I finish my current book in a few days.
     
  10. Gritty Badger

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    Curious how the TV and books will diverge. There's already been one major change that will significantly alter how the show would end vs the books.
     
  11. RonBurgundy

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    Cahir ffs!
     
  12. RonBurgundy

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    I finished the last book this weekend. Not sure how I feel about the ending.
     
  13. Gritty Badger

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    think it will make show fans' heads explode
     
  14. Truman

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    I was burning through, but then I got kind of burnt out. Next book is Tower of Swallows. Will get back to it soon
     
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  15. RegimentML

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    I started Blood of Elves yesterday. Finished the short story collections first
     
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